Quintessential Cincinnatian, educator, entrepreneur, and philanthropist John Goering passed away peacefully on February 7, 2021 after a 3-year battle with cancer. He was 87.
The youngest of Albert and Eva Goering's three sons, John was a Hughes High School and University of Cincinnati graduate. He served in several faculty and administrative positions at UC, all while nurturing his family and a variety of enterprises. His passion for family, education and business eventually fused into a calling, and he devoted his considerable talent and resources to strengthening the business and cultural community, exemplified by the founding of the Goering Center for Family and Private Business at UC.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria, and two brothers, Al and Chuck. He is survived by his children; Stuart (Marcia) Goering of Anchorage, AK and Susan (David) Hill of Walton, KY, grandchildren; Andrew (Yoon), James, Michael, Nathan (Katie), and Hannah Goering, Katie (Nathan) Burkey, Chrissy (Chris) Ballweg, and six great-grandchildren.
If you wish, donations may be sent to The Goering Center - 225 Calhoun St, Suite 360 - Cincinnati, OH 45219 A public memorial will be scheduled at a later date.